ISLAMABAD: Rachid Benmessaoud, Country Director, accompanied by Haroon Sharif Advisor, REC, World Bank called on Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar here on Friday and discussed issues related to World Bank assistance to Pakistan.
The Country Director up dated the Finance Minister about the progress made so far relating to Dasu Hydel Power Project.
Planned meetings with the World Bank during forthcoming Spring Meetings were also finalized.
The Finance Minister appreciated the role of the World Bank in energy and infrastructure development projects in Pakistan.
He said that with the introduction of power sector reforms and economic initiatives, the country is moving in the right direction and will bring prosperity and progress for the people.
He appreciated World Bank’s commitment and support for Dasu Hydel Power Project.
The meeting was also attended by Advisor to Finance Ministry, Rana Assad Amin, Special Assistant to Finance Minister Shahid Mahmood and senior officials of the Ministry of Finance.